I’ve been reading people complaining about this for a few weeks now. It’s completely blown out of proportion, and has been a feature in Windows Phone for over a year.
The central reason people put passwords on their Wi-Fi is to stop total strangers from sitting in a parked car on the street and using their internet. Wi-Fi Sense, if enabled, allows you to share connectivity with your friends, without having to reveal the actual passwords. If anything, it’s not only more convenient, but safer.
- You have the option of turning this service on or off when installing Windows. It’s not hidden in a menu, or Continue reading “No, Windows 10 actually DOESN’T share your networks without your authorization”